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As Greater Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is focused on the myriad of factors which make our city unique and successful. With an emphasis on strengthening this region's competitiveness in the global economy, the Foundation works with many partners to publish cutting edge research, hold public forums, and convene task forces of experts and stakeholders to create action agendas for real change.

TBF News


TBF News Winter 2019

The Winter 2019 edition of TBF News highlights efforts to support King Boston that go beyond the Common, and an interview with Eastern Bank President and Boston Foundation collaborator Bob Rivers.

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TBF in the Media

The Boston Globe

In the Media

Immigrant advocate to chair key census committee

Boston Indicators research on the challenges of getting an accurate census count is cited in this story about the naming of Eva Millona of MIRA (a TBF grantee) to head the state's 2020 Complete Count Committee

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The Boston Globe

In the Media

King memorial design combines mystery, appeal

Boston Globe art critic Murray Whyte says King Boston's choice of "The Embrace" as the design for a memorial to the Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King "performs an admirable balancing act."

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The Latest Reports

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The Catapult Papers: Essays on the Future of Workforce Development

This compilation of the four-part Catapult Papers series, with commentary from Paul Grogan and JVS Boston CEO Jerry Rubin, explores the necessary changes JVS and other organizations have made to become "Next Gen workforce organizations" that can support employers and workers and create scalable models in a tight labor market.

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TBF News Fall 2018

The Fall 2018 edition of the TBF News features new work from Boston Indicators, the rollout of a new arts plan for Boston, and Part 2 of our interview with Vice President for Programs Orlando Watkins.

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